risk aversion

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risk aversion

n
a strong disinclination to take risks
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While many funds have recently underperformed the S&P 500, many also take less risk and are, therefore, more suitable for some less risk-tolerant clients.
We're at a point in the real estate cycle when this kind of risk-tolerant debt capital is very useful," said Richard Pergolis, also a partner in Pergolis Swartz Associates.
Because the compound is early in its development and the Company's "Going Concern" designation, we believe an investment in Viral Genetics is suitable only for patient, speculative, risk-tolerant investors.
8 million, speculative, risk-tolerant, patient investors could potentially see a significant upside relative to a downside of losing their entire investment.
The demand for derivatives products in the retail channel is growing as risk-tolerant investors seek the ability to efficiently trade such products," said Michael Curcio, Managing Director, Global Retail, E*TRADE Securities LLC.
However, we caution investors that Chemokine Therapeutics is still early in its product development and one reason why we believe this investment is suitable for speculative, risk-tolerant investors.
Because of the significant challenges still ahead, we consider O2Diesel's shares a speculative investment appropriate for risk-tolerant investors.
Currently, AB&I recommends ACNS for only the most risk-tolerant investors interested in emerging growth stories.
Jim Lowell, Editor of ETF Trader added: "Our subscribers can choose between a Total Market portfolio of ETFs in the Large-Cap, Mid-Cap, and Small-Cap categories, or a Sector portfolio for more risk-tolerant investors, which invests in the ETFs in each of 6 sectors and one International sector.